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  • This is the right decision. Over 200 Palestinians are dead—including 61 children. 10 people in Israel—2 kids—are dead. Homes, roads & news offices have been destroyed in Gaza. Another blank […]

  • First of all, thanks to those who turned out for yesterday’s banner drop and today’s demonstration at the Capitol covered by Channel 27 News. Demonstrations were held all over the […]

  • Smoke rises following Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, Thursday, May 13, 2021. Weary Palestinians are somberly marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as Hamas and Israel […]

  • Your Friday reminder to listen to our only Palestinian member of Congress, @RashidaTlaib, and remember that even if some folks don’t want to acknowledge Palestinians—they do exist and their human […]

  • Note: The start time has changed to 3:30 pm. In light of the recent events in Jerusalem and the escalating fight to stop the forced expulsions of Palestinian families from […]

  • Agreed. We cannot just condemn rockets fired by Hamas and ignore Israel's state-sanctioned police violence against Palestinians—including unlawful evictions, violent attacks on protestors & the murder of Palestinian children. U.S. […]

  • The Israeli police violence against Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah is completely unacceptable. The Israeli military is forcing hundreds of Palestinians out of their homes. US taxpayer dollars should not fund […]

  • Wisconsin Democrat Rep. Mark Pocan tells Americans for Peace Now that Israeli policies funded by U.S. tax dollars form an obstacle to realizing the two-state solution Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) […]

  • This week, Rep. Betty McCollum introduced H.R. 2590, the Palestinian Children and Families Act, a landmark bill that seeks to prohibit our tax dollars being used by Israel to cage […]

  • The US should oppose unilateral annexations & demolitions. Israel should vaccinate all Palestinians.@RepRashida & I are urging @SecBlinken to center international human rights & law when engaging with Palestine and […]

  • Palestinian people are living under Israeli occupation. Israel should be giving Palestinian people the vaccines they need, just like they've given them to Israeli people. Giving vaccines to other countries […]

  • Please thank Rep. Pocan for participating in the town hall and for being a champion for Palestinian rights. His DC office line is (202) 225-2906. The town hall was an […]

  • Last month, Gaza experienced an 84% increase in COVID-19 cases. You know what would help Palestine & Israel? If @SecPompeo immediately released humanitarian aid & medical assistance for the people […]

  • Find inspiration and hope reading this full-page ad from the July 29 Wisconsin State Journal. In an expression of moral solidarity, 39 leaders of local faith organizations clearly state why […]

  • Congressman, @repmarkpocan just issued a statement on Israeli annexation: "Congress must put conditions on U.S. funding to Israel to demonstrate opposition to annexation and the violation of Palestinian human rights." […]

  • A peace plan without Palestinian voices is no plan at all. It's a unilateral attempt to continue on a path towards instability in the Middle East, led by @realDonaldTrump and […]

  • Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI). (Photo: AP/Lauren Victoria Burke) Helena Cobban, Mondoweiss, November 14, 2019 Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) recently told an audience in his Madison WI district that the Congressional […]

  • Palestinian Youth Under Siege and Occupation with Yousef Aljamal, Gaza Writer and Activist Sunday, October 27, 2019 2-4 pm Christ Presbyterian Church, 944 E Gorham St, Madison, WI Meet Yousef […]

  • In this July 15, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, right, speaks, as U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. […]

  • Reps. Tlaib & Omar Blocked from Taking Official Trip to West Bank Democracy Now!  August 16, 2019 GUESTS Mustafa Barghouti member of the Palestinian Parliament, secretary general of the Palestinian National […]